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Upcoming Events

Engagement day with McGill students

Monday March 7th 

Women Center Office, Saint-James United Church

Exchange of ideas between the young generation of canadians and Afghan Women. 

Mothers Day Celebration

Saturday May 7th 

Moutain Site United Church

Evening to celebrate the important work mothers do every day of the year to educate, raise and love their children. 

 

Afghan New Year 

Monday March 14th

Women Center Office 

Food, dance, music and happy times ! 

Presentation at Girls High School 

Persian New Year (Nowruz 1394 )/ 2015
Hosted by Afghan Women Center of Montreal

In Montreal Children's Hospital 

A cultural event about "Persian New Year (Nowruz) " in Montreal Children's Hospital.

Nowruz marks the first day of spring or Equinox as well as the beginning of the year in the Persian calender.  It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical Northward equinox, which usually occurs on March 21 or the previous/following day depending on where it is observed. The moment the sun crosses the celestial equator and equalizes night and day is calculated exactly every year, and families gather together to observe the rituals.

Nowruz has been celebrated by people from diverse ethnic communities and religious backgrounds for thousands of years. It is a secular holiday that is enjoyed by people of several different faiths.

Nowruz is celebrated in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the North Caucasus, Kurdish inhabited regions of eastern Turkey and Northern Iraq, Iran, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and other scattered populations in Central Asia.

 

Come join us:

 

March 19, 2015 11:00 AM -3:00 PM

2300 Rue Tupper, Montréal, QC H3H 1P3

Metro Atwater

Tel: 514-995-5507/514-412-4400

For any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us.

Pour vos questions ou commentaires s'il vous plaît veuillez nous contacter par.

lephone/Téléphone

Phone : 514-321-2194

 

Email/Courriel

info@awcm.ca / afghanwomen.cm@gmail.com

 

Address/Address

Current Location :

1857 De Maisonneuve Ouest 

Montréal, Québec H3H 1J9

Head Office : 

1435 City Councillors

Montreal, Quebec

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